H. Lee Fowlkes Jr., of 183 Gatewood Road, passed away Monday, November 7, 2016, at Hospice of Rockingham County, following a period of declining health.
He was born in Baltimore, Md. on June 20, 1949, to Harry Lee and Nesbitt Magdalene Watlington Fowlkes. He was retired Director of Arts and Education of Caswell County.
He received his B.A. from Davidson College and his MSA from UNCG. He was a member of the Yanceyville Rotary Club, N.C. State Arts Council and Friends of the Library.
Funeral Services are Saturday, November 12, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Front Street United Methodist Church, 136 South Fisher Street, Burlington, N.C., conducted by the Rev. David Grissom, with visitation to begin 10:15 a.m. at the church.
Committal services will be 2 p.m. at Pelham United Methodist Church Cemetery, 594 Red Marshall Road, Pelham, N.C.
Mr. Fowlkes is survived a sister, Dianne Fowlkes Webster of Fla.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Caswell Council for the Arts P.O. Box689, Yanceyville, N.C. 27379.
Harrelson Funeral Service is assisting the Fowlkes Family with arrangements and condolences may be made at www.harrelsonfs.com.
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